What if China closes the VPN window in its 'great firewall'?

Amid reports that China is ready to block non-approved VPN (virtual private network) services, how will the industry be impacted?

Life inside the great Chinese firewall presents something of a paradox. Despite living in the world’s fastest-growing cashless economy and enjoying mobile conveniences that aren't available elsewhere, people who want access to sites the rest of the world takes for granted, including Google, Twitter and Facebook, have had to employ VPN virtual private network software. Running a VPN imposes a speed penalty, and can be unreliable, but for a long time VPNs have given those with the...

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